Happy Friday, sewing community! Another week is over and it seems like summer is almost over. I don’t think I will be making any summer wardrobe additions this season (maybe, I am not sure), since I am already looking at voids and gaps to fill in my fall/winter wardrobe. I also haven’t posted my capsule …
It was very inspiring and partially relieving to read that a lot of you, dear sewcialists, did not get to cut into the patterns you received as prizes during last IPM. Guilty as charged!!! Therefore, like many of you, I used this opportunity of IPM 2017 to find time to discover those indie designers who … Continue reading Flirty with Maison Fleur
This week The Monthly Stitch collective is encouraging us to try new Indie Pattern Designers in order to discover new and interesting perspectives on modern dressmaking. I have been looking at Style Arc for quite some time, but for some reason the cartoon models always made me feel unsure about their patterns. Something subconscious I … Continue reading Barb Pants are new to me! For IPM
Dear Sewcialists – it is that time of the year again, IPM is here!!! Fortunately, or unfortunately, I have learned from past year that IPM is pushing me to try something new. Weather I like it or not is a different question, but even discovering that you don’t like something – it is not a … Continue reading Indie Pattern Month – the Hannah dress (with review)
I could probably write a book about my trials and errors in pant making. I really don’t think that any other sewn garment made me that upset while making and this happy when I am done with it… and it actually fits!!! Those who have tried their best at making pants will understand. Fit, grain, … Continue reading Moji pants – make them TWICE!
Sewing for summer months can be challenging, especially when you’re not so sure if you’re OK with being half naked, despite the fact that it gets VERY hot here (today was an exception – it was raining and storming, so bad – we stayed without power in the house for about 2 hrs), in Las … Continue reading Abstract Floral Panel Tee with FREE pattern!
Make this beautiful floral blouse with scrap fabric and FREE pattern! I am making my return to the sewing blogger community with this amazing and very stylish (hint on denim and floral pattern) blouse for warmer weather outside. I love the fact that it does not require too much fabric and to sweeten up the … Continue reading Floral flair & denim – FREE pattern